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Reminder: Deadline to Register for Great Lakes Science Boot Camp is June 30
June 22, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Daniel Dotson, The Ohio State University) This is a reminder that the deadline to register for the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp 2017 is Friday, June 30. The program will take place from Wednesday, July 19, to Friday, July 21…
“ACRL 101” Recordig for ALA Annual First-Timers Now Available
June 22, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Going to ALA Annual for the first time this summer? Not sure what to expect? Check out the “ACRL 101” webcast to make the most of your first ALA Annual Conference experience. This on…
Illinois Librarians Have Articles Listed Among ALA Library Instruction Roundtable Top 20
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Several Illinois librarians have articles featured in the ALA Library Instruction Roundtable Top Twenty Articles for 2016. Every year, the American Library Association’s LIRT Top Twenty Committee reviews the library instruction literature …
Apply for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health to Attend APHA Annual Meeting
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Helena VonVille, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Is your position related to public health or a public-health-related field? Would you like an opportunity to immerse yourself in the public-health field for a few days? …
Reminder: Register Now for “New Discoveries in Reference”: RUSA/RSS 23rd Annual Reference Research Forum
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David Ward, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Come join the RUSA RSS Research and Statistics Committee for a lively presentation of exciting new research in the field of reference services.  Our presenters, selected using a blind …
ILL Discussion Group Meeting at ALA Annual (10:30-11:30 on June 24)
June 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Higham, Millersville University) For those attending ALA Annual in Chicago, please join us for the ILL Discussion Group. It will take place on Saturday, June 24, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM, at McCormick Place, Room W187a. The agenda…
Registration Open for Digital Directions: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections Conference
June 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Julie Martin, Northeast Document Conservation Center) Registration is open for the 2017 Digital Directions Conference. The meeting will take place from Monday, August 21, to Wednesday, August 23. The theme of this year’s eve…
ALA Annual Program on Discovery Tools and the ACRL IL Framework (1:00-2:30 on June 24)
June 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David Oberhelman, Oklahoma State University) Please join us at ALA Annual in Chicago on Saturday, June 24, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM, in MCP W179a, for the ACRL Instruction Section/Distance Learning Section/Community and Jr. Colle…
ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit Launches
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Donna Witek, The University of Scranton) The ACRL Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is pleased to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit. The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit is…
Reminder: Mentors Still Needed for ACRL First-Time Attendees at ALA Annual
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jodie Borgerding, Amigos Library Services) We anticipate over 250 ACRL members will be attending their first ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. We’d like to help our first-time attendees make the most of their conference experience. As…
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